31 Dec '14, 12pm

By 2017, Less Than Half Of New Cars Will Use “Simple” Gas Engines

By 2017, Less Than Half Of New Cars Will Use “Simple” Gas Engines

Now, hang on, all you EV advocates. This does not mean there will be an explosion of electric vehicles by then. What it does mean, according to Navigant, is that more cars will have turbocharged , supercharged, or compound turbocharged engines and more will be hybrids that use an electric motor and an internal combustion engine in combination. The cause of the shift away from simple gas engines is the need to meet increasingly strict fuel economy and emissions standards in all global markets.

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